Emanuel Sarfraz

  • In 1940 Nawa-i-Waqt newspaper was started by Hameed Nizami, elder brother of Majid Nizami, after the adoption of Lahore resolution (later called Pakistan Resolution). Nawa-i-Waqt became the voice of freedom struggle that was ultimately achieved on August 14, 1947. After Hameed Nizami’s death ...

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  • Some people call him the man with the golden hand. Whether he writes on the special paper called wasli (paper made by old Mughal technique), tree bark known as Bhuj Putter or on leather God has bestowed him great skill in writing the verses of Holy Quran. For more than four decades Khurshid Gohar ...

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  • LAHORE: There is war among different religious groups in Middle East. There is no war for the cause of Islam. Who are we preparing this force? In Middle East the war is between Shia and Sunni Muslims for dominance. Gen Raheel Sharif should not have gone to Saudi Arabia, former Foreign Minister ...

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  • KARACHI-Lights, camera – action. The word go and the fun begins. The business of fashion pays off to all those who have passion for it and work hard like they would have to in any other business. The third and last day of QMobile Hum Showcase saw the fashion business event end on a very ...

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  • KARACHI-The second day of QMobile Hum Showcase brought together on one platform top designers and biggest names of the fashion industry. Pakistan’s most illustrious and sought-after designers showcased ready-to-wear and luxury fashion for Spring/Summer 2017 season. Those who showcased their ...

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  • KARACHI - The Panama Leaks scandal rocked the political landscape of Pakistan one year and 16 days back while most of the people heaved a sigh of relief when the Supreme Court announced its verdict on the case of disqualification of the prime minister; many people in Karachi, however, doubted it ...

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  • Punjabi is the 10th most spoken language in the world. About 150 million people speak today. Its literature particularly poetry is among the richest in the world. Unfortunately the language is on the decline. Due to increasing demand for English as medium of instruction in both Pakistan and India ...

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  • LAHORE - The waiting time of the literati of city was finally over on Saturday. The fifth edition of Lahore Literary Festival that was reduced to one day event was held at Faletti’s Hotel. The holding of city’s premier literary event was in doubt due to the security threat in the wake ...

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  • LAHORE - A day after the start of nationwide operation Raddul Fasaad there was a ‘blast’ in DHA, the nature of which could not be identified till the filing of this report. All hell seemed to have broken on social media with political and social activists using the sad incident to spur ...

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  • Peace in South Asia remains hostage to the Kashmir issue, which for over two decades has gone worst from worse. The generations that grew up in turmoil carried on the resistance movement. All Kashmiris are resolute to take the freedom struggle to its logical end that is end of tyranny by the Indian ...

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  • The China Pakistan Economic Corridor is a game changer for Pakistan that has too long been embroiled in the war on terror, which hampered the economic growth. CPEC could change the economic map of Asia. The shift in attention from Pacific Rim to South Asia may be happening at last. When there are ...

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  • LAHORE - Pride of Pakistan and the foremost Khayal vocalist Ustad Bade Fateh Ali Khan of Patiala Gharana passed away on Wednesday evening in Islamabad. He was 81 years old. There is a galaxy of highly acclaimed singers in Patiala Gharana and the deceased was one of the most shining ones. He was ...

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  • LAHORE - President Mamnoon Hussain or Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif should write a letter to President Obama to send Aafia to Pakistan because she is a Pakistani national. If they write a simple letter of request to the US President, who has commuted sentence of many prisoners as well as freed some, ...

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  • Life was never so comfortable in many parts of the world. Yet there is resurgence of religion and nationalism across the globe regardless of whether the countries are developed or are developing. People are seeking identity in the rightist ideology and that is certainly either religion or ...

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  • LAHORE - There was a time when there was no problem of security. I remember prior to Christmas we held peace march from Nasir Bagh (called Gol Bagh at that time) to Faisal Chowk. The Catholics used to stage a religious procession with three wise men sitting on camels from St Anthony Church on ...

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  • Addition of another year in the life of anyone is a time to celebrate. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif today rejoices and praises Allah Almighty for providing another year in life so that he can serve the country well. Those who know you personally when you were a student of St Anthony’s High ...

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  • LAHORE: “We have come a long way. It was in 1985 when the first Emirates plane landed in Pakistan. Now we have an extensive flight operation here operating from six cities – Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad, Peshawar, Multan and Sialkot. We see huge business potential in Pakistan ...

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  • LAHORE: We have come a long way. It was in 1985 when the first Emirates plane landed in Pakistan. Now we have large flight operation here operating from six cities – Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad, Peshawar, Multan and Sialkot. We see huge business potential in Pakistan market. Vice President of ...

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  • LAHORE-It was yesterday noon when the first sound of bell ringing sound was heard from the Raiwind Diocese’s Central Cathedral of Praying Hands on Waris Road in Lahore. At around 1 pm came the last call of the bell ringing. The bell was tolling for the last time for legendary singer A Nayyar ...

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  • It was Wednesday noon when the first sound of bell ringing sound was heard from the Raiwind Diocese’s Central Cathedral of Praying Hands on Waris Road in Lahore. At around 1 pm came the last call of the bell ringing. The bell was tolling for the last time for legendary singer A Nayyar who ...

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  • CLEVELAND (Ohio) - Trump’s win came as a shock not only to his opponents but also to many of his supporters who did not see him winning. Homer Zion and Doug Smorag are close friends and they joined Republican Party at the same time two decades ago. “We are very pleased that Trump has ...

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  • CLEVELAND (Ohio, USA): After a historically bitter contest Donald Trump won the presidential election that had polarized the American nation, whose changing demographics could not shape the poll results. He will be the 45th President of United States of America. The results started pouring in after ...

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  • CLEVELAND (Ohio, USA) - Though has lifted me up on high above them that rose up against me. We have taken a lot. We have been criticized a lot. We will not take it anymore. The above words describe what the evangelicals in Cleveland are celebrating this year. At the New Spirit Revival Centre ...

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  • CLEVELAND (Ohio, USA) - American politics throughout history has been dominated by a two-party system. It will remain so in the near future as well as none of the third party contenders could impress the people. Americans on November 8 (Tuesday) will go to vote in what is being termed as ...

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  • CLEVELAND, (Ohio) - Right now, Nate Silver says Trump has better than 1-in-3 shot of winning. That’s WAY too high for me. Chip in $3 now to beat him. Read a message from the Hillary camp. Such messages come in dozens from the election cells of both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump with the ...

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  • CHARLOTTE (North Carolina, USA) - He is very excited and raves about the vitality of American political system, as Sherif Hassani proudly shows the badge pinned on his shirt confirming he has cast his vote. The whole day for this Chevrolet luxury car driver of Double Tree Hilton Hotel has been very ...

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  • LAHORE - Abdul Sattar Edhi was a role model for all generations. In 1951, he took the first step when he opened a free dispensary, for which he got help from a doctor. After six decades, Edhi is heading Edhi Foundation, the world's largest ambulance service, and a large number of charities fall ...

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  • KARACHI-The same holds true for legend Wasim Akram. When he started his cricket career he never could have imagined that he would one day the role model for generations of sportsmen to come after him. He was the first bowler in the world to get more than 400 wickets in test cricket. Fashion brand ...

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  • The nuclear security issue will continue to haunt the world as it moves from bi-polar to multi-polar situation. Many of the nuclear powers are engaged in combating non-state actors spreading a wave of terror across the Muslim world and the world at large. Some states that had been engaged in proxy ...

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  • KARACHI: As you enter the Parsi Colony from MA Jinnah Road you experience a strange feeling. You are truly taken away by the architecture of beautiful bungalows and houses. But then you are taken aback to find that their owners have long gone and now no one lives in these houses. Once a vibrant ...

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